We're using new technologies to monitor and preserve ocean ecosystems.
We test seafood for radiation, heavy metal content and chemical contamination.
Our seafloor surveys look for fuel containers and other discarded materials that can be harmful to marine life.
The Sea Star Survey seeks intertidal Pisaster ocreacius sea stars along the Pacific coast after the massive die-off in 2013.
We lobby, produce public service messages, and provide alternatives to single-use plastic products...
...and products causing toxic waste runoff into the ocean.
Our unique learning games make it fun to know your ocean.
Watchdogs eco-voyages and whale-watching field trips provide gigantic experiences for all ages.
See the menu above for free public resources, including seafood contamination alerts, a marine dashboard, live ocean cams, and a consolidated calendar of ocean events.
We're creating a force for ocean health and education.
WE NEED THE OCEAN
The ocean produces over half the oxygen in our atmosphere, and
3.5 billion people depend on it for their primary source of food.
See what we do
News & Alerts
January 12, 2024:
FDA warns of norovirus outbreak due to oysters harvested in Mexico.
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